Argument analysis: Justices seem likely to side with Texas prisoner in important habeas case  SCOTUSblog

Criminal – Post-conviction relief – Statutory sections  Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly

Man convicted twice in Grand Forks murder appeals for post-conviction relief  INFORUM

Judge dismisses post-conviction relief petition for Lee Hall  WDEF News 12

Hamilton County death row inmate Lee Hall executed for 1991 murder  WTVC

'Wrongful Conviction' podcast highlights the Holtzclaw case  Enid News & Eagle

Judge overturns manslaughter conviction in Leah Freeman death because crime lab failed to reveal DNA evidence  OregonLive

Idaho court OKs new hearing for woman serving life sentence  6 On Your Side

Argument preview: Justices to consider when a Rule 59 motion is actually a second-or-successive habeas petition  SCOTUSblog

Court Says Murderer Who Briefly 'Died' Still Needs To Complete Life Sentence  NPR

'The judgement and sentence stand:' Gov. Bill Lee will not delay execution of Lee Hall  Tennessean

Justices consider 'de facto life sentence' for teen convicted of murder  Indiana Lawyer

NJ man's conviction for sexually assaulting stepdaughter upheld  My Central Jersey

An inmate claimed his life sentence ended when he died and was revived. Nice try, court rules.  Washington Post

Death Row Inmate Who Burned Ex-Girlfriend Alive Could Become Second Blind Prisoner Ever Executed In U.S.  Oxygen

New hearing approved for Boise daycare provider convicted of killing toddler

Lee Hall attorneys ask state Supreme Court to delay execution while bias claims move through courts  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Court upholds conviction of Mississippi man convicted of killing a neighbor  WMC

'A rush to the electric chair': TN high court denies delay of Lee Hall's Thursday execution  Tennessean

Lee Hall execution: Gov. Bill Lee asked to delay death as court case moves through appeals  Tennessean

Judge dismisses two of three petitions that could stop or delay December execution of Chattanooga man  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Hamilton County judge hears last-minute arguments in petition for new trial of Chattanooga death row inmate  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Lee Hall burned his ex-girlfriend to death. But a juror's past trauma means he didn't get a fair trial, lawyers say  The Tennessean

Jerry Sandusky denied break, is resentenced to 30 to 60 years in prison again  PennLive

Ross Ulbricht Clemency Petition Gathers 250000 Signatures  Bitcoin News

Woman retains attorney and enters plea in handicapped placard abuse case  Villages-News

After a hard-won sentence reduction, Huntsville man's court debt is another obstacle to freedom  Southern Poverty Law Center

Lowe seeks new trial | News

Justices to consider 'de facto life sentence' against teen convicted of murder  Indiana Lawyer

Johnson man denied parole in case of 2000 double murder  The Paintsville Herald

Opinions Nov. 14, 2019  Indiana Lawyer

Governor orders clemency for drug conviction  The Elkhart Truth

Recent Tennessee Court of Criminal Appeals ruling may shine light on how it would view death row inmate's petition for new trial  Chattanooga Times Free Press

Mother accused of murdering infants moves forward with new appeals

Iowa court doesn't buy inmate's claim that life sentence ended when he died and was revived  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Who is Lee Hall? What to know about the next man scheduled for execution in Tennessee  Tennessean

Why some believe — and others reject — that DNA could vindicate man executed for murder  Commercial Appeal

Convicted Killer Asks Sixth Circuit to Vacate Death Sentence  Courthouse News Service

Adnan Syed Has 'Another Setback' as Supreme Court Declines His Appeal  inTouch Weekly

The ‘highly unusual’ reason Holly Grim’s alleged killer appeared in court

Local News, Judge upholds sentence in Lott murder  Bonner County Daily Bee

Man claims he served life sentence after being revived in medical emergency  WIFR

Longtime Louisiana Prisoner Who Maintained Her Innocence Dies Less Than Two Years After Her Release  The Appeal

9th Circuit affirms Ada man's 1999 murder conviction, meaning he must return to prison  Idaho Press-Tribune

Opinions Nov. 27, 2019  Indiana Lawyer

Former Oregon death row inmate now faces life sentence after latest conviction in decades-old murder  OregonLive

Federal death row inmate denied stay of execution  Indiana Lawyer

Why man convicted of killing his girlfriend in 2009 could get a new trial

Corey Dewayne Williams: Intellectually disabled teen's confession led to death row

Indiana Court Decisions – Nov. 7-19, 2019  Indiana Lawyer

Judge rebuffs pregnant woman's request to postpone prison sentence  Glens Falls Post-Star

Trooper tied to assault video trying to have plea vacated  Turn to 10

Louisiana Prosecutors Push To Retain Nonunanimous Jury Verdicts  The Appeal

Former McLaughlin Youth Center supervisor sentenced for sexual abuse claims innocence, vows to appeal  KTVA

Iran releases American scholar held since 2016 in prisoner exchange  The Washington Post

Woman who murdered newborn twins will get case reviewed

Court decision supports murder conviction | News  DeSoto Times-Tribune

Supreme Court Calendar: December 2019  Minnesota Lawyer

Iran’s bloody repression of protests was an answer to the Trump administration  The Washington Post

Criminal Law: Post-Conviction Relief-Ineffective Assistance of Counsel  Missouri Lawyers Media

Man argues rap lyrics shouldn't have convicted him of Racine murder, he's appealing 2014 case  Journal Times

Opinions Nov. 13, 2019  Indiana Lawyer

Royer post-conviction relief hearing to resume at later date  South Bend Tribune

Federal Judge Overturns Part Of Opioid-Maker's Conviction  New Hampshire Public Radio

Prisoner Claims Life Sentence Completed When His Heart Stopped  Oddee

Windham County murderers seek post-conviction relief  Brattleboro Reformer

Domestic assault defendant denied post-conviction relief  Rhode Island Lawyers Weekly

AG to Provide Bright-Line Rules for Post-Conviction Relief Cases  Immigration Blog

Racine man's appeal argues rap lyrics shouldn't have convicted him of murder

How to Survive Death Row  Rolling Stone

Post-conviction relief is an option for those convicted in South Carolina.  Myrtle Beach Sun News

Ohio State to support Gov. DeWine's expedited pardon effort  The Ohio State University News

'Your honor, can I tell the whole story?' Part 3  The Lens

After post-conviction relief, man to leave jail after 18 years via plea agreement  KATU

Man who murdered Gary officer withdraws petition for post-conviction relief

The MORE Act: Taking a Closer Look  Ganjapreneur

ABA Projects and Pursuits: A Conversation with President Judy Perry Martinez  Legal Talk Network

Post-conviction relief ruling appealed in Minot quadruple homicide  KFYR-TV

Post-conviction relief hearing set for David Hyslop  KRTV Great Falls News

Meek Mill to get new trial and judge, Pennsylvania appeals court rules  CNN

Nebraska death row inmate's post-conviction motion sat idle for 2 years after judge retired  Lincoln Journal Star

A Murder Conviction Was Overturned Using DNA and a Family Tree  TIME

The Jury Said He Killed Her Daughter. She Helped Clear His Name.  The New York Times

Family takes the stand in post-conviction relief hearing for Stephen Stanko

Police, DNA technology solves 1984 murder of Reesa Trexler - Salisbury Post  Salisbury Post

Hyderabad Encounter: Woman At Centre Of 2008 Warangal Shooting Says Killing Accused Does Not Ensure ‘Justice'  HuffPost India

Public defenders to help some in King County remove ‘scarlet letter’ of criminal conviction from their record  Seattle Times

Confirmed Judges, Confirmed Fears: Trump Judge Amy Coney Barrett Tries to Deny Post-Conviction Relief Despite Prosecutor Hiding Hypnosis of Key Witness  People For the American Way

Hog futures set two-week high as China offers tariff waivers  Financial Post

Why the Early German Socialists Opposed the World's First Modern Welfare State  Jacobin magazine

Prosecutor: Chris Tapp 'convicted of a crime he did not commit' in Angie Dodge case  East Idaho News

Jerry Sandusky takes appeal of molestation conviction to US court  PennLive

Monterey man ordered released from prison after 1985 murder conviction overturned on DNA evidence  The Mercury News

Judge: No post-conviction relief for former CSI employee who embezzled more than $530,000  Times-News

Appeals court rejects belated post-conviction appeal  Indiana Lawyer

A modern day poll tax: How Florida Republicans are trying to stop 1.4 million people from voting  The Independent

Man who killed Gary cop withdraws petition challenging conviction  Chicago Tribune

New court filing in Steven Avery case  WGBA-TV

Christensen's post-conviction relief motion denied, appeal filed  Amery Free Press

New trial for man convicted in 2014 Missoula murder denied  KPAX-TV